Over 150 combined years of litigation experience

Insurance Defense

Our experienced trial lawyers have had success in the courtroom trying civil actions to conclusion in district, superior and federal courts throughout Massachusetts. We have also obtained successful results in first-party actions in arbitration, mediation and reference forums.

We have more than 150 years of combined litigation experience devoted to the defense and prosecution of civil actions.

Our fields of specialization include:

  • Premises liability
  • General liability
  • Construction
  • Products liability
  • Motor vehicle tort
  • Employment law
  • Wrongful death
  • Property damage
  • Business income claims
  • Insurance coverage disputes
  • Environmental law
  • Toxic torts
  • Asbestos litigation
  • Risk management analysis

We have substantial experience in the defense and subrogation of matters involving commercial and personal lines in both casualty and property claims.

Additionally, Sullivan & Associates, LLC, has extensive experience working with the Special Investigations Units of insurance carriers to investigate fraudulent claims and the defense of civil actions filed directly against insurance carriers resulting from the denial of claims determined to be fraudulent or denied due to the noncooperation of insureds.

Expert Relationships

We have also developed a broad base of knowledgeable experts from both universities and private practice that work with us in the defense of product liability claims, toxic tort, asbestos claims and motor vehicle claims.

Our strategy for these types of claims is based on the retention of medical and scientific experts who are highly respected, whose opinions are published and supported by their peers, and whose expertise best fits our client’s needs based on the particular facts of each case and the product or chemical at issue.

A Wealth Of Support For Your Case

Our resources also include a database of pleadings, legal memoranda and briefs prepared in defense of civil actions. We employ computerized management of all written discovery and responses, deposition summaries and keyword indexing, and have organized the historical database of our clients’ documents and other relevant information to meet the needs of each client.

Our Insurance Defense Clients

We have undertaken work on behalf of many insurance carriers including:

Zurich North America, Travelers Insurance Group, Allstate Insurance Company, Liberty Mutual Insurance Group, Encompass Insurance Company, Sentry Insurance Company, Atlantic Mutual Insurance Company, Utica National Insurance Group, Federated Insurance Company, Motorist Insurance Group, and self-insured entities such as Boston Cab Association, Newlyweds Foods, Inc. and Panera Bread, Inc.

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